Earle E. Zatt

1928 - 2009



Earle Elbert Zatt was born November 28, 1928 in Berwyn, Illinois to Joseph and Elsie (Stipek) Zatloukal. He was a 1946 graduate of Onarga Military School and a 1950 graduate of the University of Illinois.


Zatt served in the USAR during the Korean War at Fort Belvoir, Virginia where he performed Personnel Assignment and Human Resources Management duties in the 7071 HQ Company from 1950-1952.


He married Marguerite Bennett Homer In July, 1951; together they raised a daughter and two sons. The family settled in Barrington in 1968. 


After his discharge, he returned to Chicago and worked for Field Enterprises, publishers of the Chicago Sun-Times and Chicago Daily News for 27 years, then went on to serve as Vice-President and General Manager of the Lerner Newspapers. Upon his retirement from Lerner Newspapers, he was a real estate broker in the Barrington area.


Earle Zatt served a Vice President of the Off-The-Street-Club, a charity for underprivileged children, and was a Board Member of the Lincolnwood Chamber of Commerce. He was also a member of Barrington Hills Country Club for 33 years before his death.


Earle Zatt died on April 13, 2009, in his Barrington home. He is buried in Evergreen Cemetery







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Courtesy of Signal Hill Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution